Schinkel Pavillon presents the exhibition How Can We Tell the Dancers from the Dance by French artist Philippe Parreno.
Monthly Archive: November 2014
Gleaning ideas from the Frenchman’s naive scenes of flora and fauna, the British designer created delectable displays depicting summer fruits and vegetables.
Aspinall’s Prime Matter put chalk and coal through its paces, transforming these rudimentary materials into experimental textures and surfaces.
Ryan Gander has recently revealed a sculpture today as part of the Beswick community hub in east Manchester. Protected by hoardings, Dad’s Halo Effect has been gifted to the people of east Manchester during an afternoon ceremony.
Artists Michiko Nitta and Michael Burton funnel their curiosity into the exploration of future sources of food, currently focusing on algae.
What is supernatural, invisible and capable of passing imperceptibly through the body? Here’s a hint: it’s not a ghost.
While most of us are content to make ‘cute kitty’ videos, Marilyn Minter uses a Phantom to produce work that is distinctly more cutting edge.
In Hachioji, about forty kilometres to the west of Tokyo, Kunihiko Matsuba of TYRANT has designed a small complex that accommodates a dental clinic and a house.
The Volkshotel in Amsterdam invited nine creatives to design the hotel’s nine special guest rooms.
At a glittering award ceremony in Reykjavik last week, the winner of the first ever Icelandic Design Award was announced. The accolade went to the collaborative project Designs from Nowhere , and representatives of the winning team were on hand to …
FAAB Architektura has completed renovations to a low-rise, multi-family house in Warsaw that will now serve as the headquarters for the Foundation for Polish Science.
Marina van Goor’s successful one-person restaurant will pop-up inside the Lensvelt HUB within a setting formed by Studio Job.
On December 18th, Ninety Minutes of Frame returns to Amsterdam’s Pakhuis de Zwijger for its fifth edition.
Next week the ICA hosts Bloomberg New Contemporaries for the 4th consecutive year. The event marks the show’s 65th anniversary for which Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Enrico David and Goshka Macuga have chosen works by 55 of the most promising artists emerging from UK art schools from 1,400 submissions.
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Many low-income families lack access to healthy food, which puts them at risk for weight gain, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease.
In 2012, Lake Region Healthcare launched a local foods project to distribute fresh produce to people in need throughout…
A young designer greets visitors to this year’s Design Miami/ fair, December 3-7, with a walk-in color wheel.
Zaha Hadid reduced the size and toned down the expression of her initial design for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Stadium, but it is still garnering criticism.
Visitors to a Markus Linnenbrink exhibition will find it hard to believe that the German-born artist, now a resident of Brooklyn, once favoured black and white and shunned anything chromatic – even to the point of allegedly expressing a fear of colour.
Following a recent major European survey of the work of Swedish artist Jockum Nordström, All I Have Learned and Forgotten Again on view at Lille Métropol, David Zwirner London are presenting a collection of the artist’s work which will mark his first solo show at the gallery.
‘What does the model do?’ That’s the title of Sander Manse’s thesis on the history and role of (scale) models within architecture and design.
Nirav Modi’s name might be relatively fresh to the world stage, but it took the brand’s Indian-born, Belgium-raised founder decades of solid experience to open the first boutique in his home country.
Textile innovator and DAE graduate Martijn van Strien continues his forward-looking materials research with the launch of clothing label Mphvs.
With Strange Plants , Barcelona-based creative agency and indie publishing house Zioxla celebrates the aesthetic force of flora in all its guises.
In Montreal’s Mile-Ex neighbourhood, it’s not unusual to find factories, restaurants, and single-family homes sharing the same block. A recent conversion by local outfit Atelier Moderno goes to show that it might even be difficult to tell which is which.
By its nature, solid-state lighting can dim smoothly, but when paired with legacy technology, some outstanding issues may reappear. This is the second article in a multi-part series examining critical i…
Russell Thomsen and Eric Kahn, partners at IDEA, were drawn to the subject of how the concentration camp in southern Poland will be experienced by future generations.
Bob Dornberger has taken a stand against guests who prefer to photograph their food rather than eat it.
They actually look like the real thing and could solve a restaurant design problem.
Though it fell into disrepair, an early-20th-century Eclectic villa that sat on the property represented an important moment in the town’s architectural heritage.
Exploring candle wax as a raw material, Katharina Gross utilizes something that’s often used in homes for creating atmosphere rather than objects
It’s probably trite to say that the Internet is transforming the very mechanisms that keep the art world ticking, but I’m going to say it anyway, because really: it’s the truth. Particularly, the increased appetite for buying art online has changed the structures of what we might call ‘decision-making’, because according to the Hiscox report Online Art Trade 2013, seeing a JPEG image is all that 71% of art collectors have needed in order to purchase a work online. Perhaps when it comes to younger buyers, whose understanding and appreciation of the World Wide Web is bred in their bones, this type of commitment isn’t as scary as for those who have been buying in person all their life.
At last month’s Biennale Interieur in Belgium, designer Ross Lovegrove collaborated with Barrisol to present his new lighting collection for the French company. Highlighting the brand’s innovative, stretch-form material, the installation was presented in a distinctive golden volume.
Main picture: Airbnb office, Dublin, by Heneghan Peng. Photo: Ed ReeveFlick through the pages of any workplace design magazine and you’ll get the impression that open plan offices are an unalloyed success story – but a new survey suggests that…
Jean-Francois Bodin’s unassuming but arduous renovation of the beloved museum finally reaches completion.
To accommodate a daunting array of competing programmatic agendas on a too-small site and survive a tortured history, Piano designed defensively, producing a design that is variously elusive, alluring, and insistent.
The BNU in Strasbourg reopens this month after a massive rehabilitation lead by ANMA, who were inspired by the building’s monumental roots.
With 359 rooms, the dazzling Mondrian London at Sea Containers by Tom Dixon with Design Research Studio is the designer’s largest project by far.
The average American purchases 62 garments a year, watches 19 hours of TV a week, and eats over 2,000 calories a day. That’s a lot to take in.
Students Ron Ott’s graphic design class Design and its Discontents recorded everything they consumed for …